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  1. Hanno Labuschagne

    Netflix launches weekly top 10 lists

    Netflix launches weekly top 10 lists Netflix has launched a Top 10 on Netflix website that shows the most-watched movies and TV shows on the world's biggest streaming service for each week. The rankings are based on hours viewed per title and include global and country-specific top 10 lists...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Netflix versus Showmax in SA —pricing showdown

    Netflix versus Showmax in SA —pricing showdown Netflix announced it would be increasing the pricing of its standard and premium plans today — the first price increase since its arrival in South Africa in 2016. South Africa's dominant streaming platform offers a large selection of movies and TV...
  3. Jan

    Netflix increases prices in South Africa

    Netflix price increases for South Africa Video streaming service Netflix has increased the prices of two of its plans in South Africa. The price of the popular Standard plan has gone up by R20 — from R139 to R159 per month.
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    10 video streaming services for the price of DStv Premium

    10 video streaming services for the price of DStv Premium South Africans can subscribe to numerous video streaming services for the price of DStv Premium and get access to more content, on-demand and ad-free. Five years ago, MultiChoice's DStv Premium package was the prime destination for...
  5. Hanno Labuschagne

    Star content will be included in Disney+ in South Africa

    Star content will be included in Disney+ in South Africa The Walt Disney Company Africa has confirmed that its Disney+ service in South Africa will include the Star content hub when it launches in 2022. Disney CEO Bob Chapek announced during the company’s Q3 earnings results call on 13 August...
  6. Hanno Labuschagne

    CNN planning to launch streaming service in 2022

    CNN planning to launch streaming service in 2022 CNN plans to launch a streaming service next year, betting that loyal viewers and cord-cutters will pay for extra programming from the cable news channel. CNN+, as the service will called, will debut in the first quarter of 2022 and have 8 to 12...
  7. Hanno Labuschagne

    Best new movies and TV shows on Showmax and Netflix this weekend

    Best new movies and TV shows on Showmax and Netflix this weekend If you have a Netflix or Showmax subscription, there is no shortage of entertainment to catch this weekend. These video streaming services add new movies and TV shows every week, giving their customers more reasons to stay...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    The best movies and TV shows to watch on Netflix and Showmax this weekend

    The best movies and TV shows to watch on Netflix and Showmax this weekend Action, comedy, and suspense are all on the menu this weekend if you are a Netflix or Showmax subscriber. Both services have added new anticipated and older acclaimed titles to their libraries over the past week. Fresh...
  9. Hanno Labuschagne

    Netflix wins most Oscars yet

    Netflix wins most Oscars yet Netflix posted its best performance yet at the Oscars on Sunday night, claiming seven wins out of its 31 nominations. The video streaming giant's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and Mank took home two awards each, making it the best performing studio at the 93rd Academy...
  10. Hanno Labuschagne

    Showmax Mobile price drops to R39 per month

    Showmax Mobile price drops to R39 per month Showmax has reduced the price of its mobile subscription plan to R39 per month in South Africa. The new price reflects a 20% decrease on the previous monthly fee of R49, which has been the price since its launch in November 2019. “We know that...
  11. Chris

    FNB's customer expenditures on Netflix and Mr D Food during 2020

    FNB's customer expenditures on Netflix and Mr D Food during 2020 FNB has seen a big upsurge in customer spending on home delivery, video and music streaming apps in the time since South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown first started. The increase has led to a boom in the usage of platforms like Mr...
  12. Chris

    What Showmax, Netflix and Video Play have to offer this weekend

    What Showmax, Netflix and Video Play have to offer this weekend There are plenty of great movies and TV shows to watch this weekend on Netflix, Showmax, and Video Play. Netflix has released original movie Concrete Cowboy, an interesting spin on the Western drama genre which revolves around...
  13. Hanno Labuschagne

    Netflix gives R14 million to fund SA movies

    Netflix gives R14 million to fund SA movies Netflix and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) have announced a R28-million partnership to fund the production of South African “micro-budget” feature films. The agreement will see both partners contributing R14 million each in support of...
  14. Hanno Labuschagne

    BritBox set to take on Netflix in South Africa

    BritBox set to take on Netflix in South Africa BritBox, the British streaming service operated by the BBC and ITV, is confident it can compete with Netflix, Showmax, and other services for a share of the South African streaming market. The BritBox streaming service is set to launch in South...
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